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Helping more than 300,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

Filtered by month: October

Ed Balls helps Action for Children's 20th 'Byte Night' hit £10m target

Posted by Media team /

Friday 27 October 2017 / Fundraising, Events, Press release
Ed Balls with Action for Children chief executive Sir Tony Hawkhead get ready to bed down at Byte Night London 2017 (1)

Now in its 20th year, the event has raised total of £10m since 1998.

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Only one in four UK families plan to spend ‘extra hour’ together

Friday 27 October 2017 / Press release

British families spend less than an hour of quality, focused time together per day

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When it comes to forgetting about children’s centres the Government’s time is up

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 23 October 2017 / Early intervention, Children's centres

Councillors across the country think the Government isn't doing enough when it comes to early years family support.

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Over a third of Conservative councillors unhappy with funding and direction of children's centre services

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Monday 23 October 2017 / Press release

Over a third (38 per cent) of Conservative councillors polled believe there is a ‘lack of clear direction and funding’.

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Never Mind the Business rocks Swansea and raises £37k for Action for Children

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Monday 16 October 2017 / Press release, Fundraising, Events

Over 220 guests enjoyed pitting their music knowledge against other teams from across South Wales at the quiz.

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